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Progressive Buzzfeed and Upworthy discourage staff unionization

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 17, 2015 at 3:25pm 8/17/2015 at 3:25pm

A few months ago Gawker staffers successfully formed an employee union. Why? Because they wanted a union. Yes really, that’s the only reason.

Whether the move spooked other prominent trash click sites or because their own employees were mumbling uniony things is unclear, but both Upworthy and Buzzfeed have discouraged their employees...

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Gawker staffers considering unionizing

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 17, 2015 at 8:30am 4/17/2015 at 8:30am
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Yesterday Gawker Media’s staffers announced their open flirtations with unionization.

While union strongholds nationwide are diminishing in favor of greater employee choice and right to work, Gawker is hoping to be the first online publication subject to union demands.

Hamilton Nolan explained why he finds unionization appealing because he wanted to...

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Obama abandons Chicago teachers just like he did Wisconsin’s public unions

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 14, 2012 at 3:30pm 9/14/2012 at 3:30pm

Why is Obama abandoning the Chicago Teachers Union, just as he abandoned the Wisconsin unions during the Walker recall?

As the Chicago Teachers Union strike drags on another day without an agreement, and a CTU lawyer says the next hope is that an agreement will be reached Sunday, the president remains mum...

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